New headteacher steps in after turbulent year at Sunderland academy
BLACK Cats fan Ken Gibson is looking forward to his challenging new role as head of a Sunderland academy.
Mr Gibson will officially take up his post as headteacher at Academy 360 in September.
The Pennywell all-age academy has had a turbulent year after the resignation of the previous head, Paul Prest, and being issued with a notice to improve from Ofsted inspectors.
However, staff and students are hoping the multimillion-pound school’s problems are now behind them and are looking forward to the future.
Mr Gibson, 54, said: “We have now had the notice to improve removed and been graded as satisfactory overall, which is really good for us. This gives us a good platform to build on.”... read more
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